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PHOENIX — September 4, 2012. The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Mayo Clinic in Arizona recently reached a milestone by performing its 1,000th adult bone marrow transplant. Mayo Clinic's BMT program, in collaboration with Phoenix Children's Hospital, is the largest BMT program in Arizona. VIDEO ALERT: Click here to [...]Created by Julie Janovsky-Mason
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Simply asking patients who are about to receive a bone marrow transplant whether or not they smoke may not prompt them to disclose their tobacco habit or to kick it, and smoking can lead to poorer outcomes after a transplant. Testing patients for traces of a chemical [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
Over the last decade, medicine has seen great advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Many people with the disease are living longer and many are cured. That's thanks to cancer research and people who are willing to make sacrifices. Sacrifices such as donating bone marrow.
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From leukemia to sickle cell anemia, bone marrow transplants are used to treat many diseases. Mayo Clinic Dr. Shakila Khan talks about one little girl's battle with aplastic anemia. To listen to this podcast segment, click the link below: Bone Marrow TransplantsCreated by Admin